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SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first. Google, Facebook and Twitter all went public without a woman on the board.
eBay rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $51.41. Google fell$. 84 or. 1 percent, to $1057.34. LinkedIn Corp. rose $7.42 or 3.4 percent, to $226.44.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Microsoft Corp pledged late Wednesday to fight in court any attempt by U.S. intelligence agencies to seize its foreign business customers' data under American surveillance laws, one of a series of steps aimed at reassuring nervous users abroad.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill aimed at reining in "patent trolls," companies that buy or license patents from others, then extract licensing fees or file infringement lawsuits viewed by many as frivolous.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Microsoft Corp pledged late Wednesday to fight in court against any attempt by U.S. intelligence agencies to seize its foreign customers' data under American surveillance laws, one of a series of steps aimed at reassuring nervous users abroad.
BOSTON, Dec 4- Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
eBay fell$. 84 or 1.6 percent, to $51.09. Google rose $4.92 or. 5 percent, to $1058.18. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.59 or 1.2 percent, to $219.02.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The growing online usage of ads designed to blend in with the rest of a website's content, a practice known as "native advertising," may be illegal in some instances, the Federal Trade Commission warned on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4- A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Google Inc has quietly acquired more than a half-dozen companies for a new robotics groups led by Andy Rubin, formerly in charge of Google's popular mobile software, according to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday. A Google spokeswoman declined to comment.
BRASILIA, Dec 4- A vote on a bill that would force Internet giants like Google and Facebook to keep Brazilians' information inside the country will be delayed until next year over disagreements about its content, a senior lawmaker told Reuters on Wednesday.
David Meinert, Lost Lake Cafe owner, discusses kicking a patron out of his cafe for wearing Google Glass and the privacy issues it carries.
eBay fell$. 78 or 1.5 percent, to $51.15. Google rose $2.01 or. 2 percent, to $1055.27. Groupon Inc. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.10.
A California woman says her Google Glass activated when she looked up at a police officer after he pulled her over.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Google has quietly acquired seven technology companies in an effort to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.
eBay rose$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $51.93. Google fell $1.22 or. 1 percent, to $1053.26. Groupon Inc. rose$. 34 or 3.9 percent, to $9.09.
23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley start-up misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA tests.
Google will lower prices on cloud services as the search giant takes on Amazon, IBM and Microsoft in the fast-growing market of internet services.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 2- Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking.